One bandit has been shot dead by police, while two others are in police custody, following an attempted robbery in Goodword Park, West Moorings.

According to a resident, at around 1 pm, three armed men broke into a home at Ascot Road. 

The home belongs to relatives of former Petrotrin Chairman, and businessman, Lindsay Gillette.

Arriving at the scene, at 1:45 pm, Guardian Media was told by police that the scene was still active.

Lindsay Gillette was at the scene and confirmed that all his relatives were safe.

A lifelong resident, Tonya St Cyr said she was shaken up by the incident, and never imagined that this would take place here.

Reporter: Mark Bassant